Postdoctoral Fellow in Machine Learning, High-Dimensional Statistics or Time Series

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
27 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (25900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Machine Learning, High-Dimensional Statistics or Time Series in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (Ref.: 494342), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics or Computer Science with expertise in machine learning.  The appointee will conduct research in the group of Dr. Guodong Li.  Current topics of the group include machine learning, high-dimensional statistics and time series analysis.  Information about the Department and the research group can be obtained at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter and a research statement.  Applicants should also arrange two reference letters to be sent to Dr. Li (e-mail: directly by the referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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